Ruta de las fortificaciones defensivas – The Fortifications in Sarrión
During the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) the south of the province of Teruel became a strategic location, especially the surroundings in Sierra de Javalambre connecting Aragon and the Valencian Comunity. That is the reason why some of the most important strategic battles of the war took place in this area, with the consequently historical and military samplesrecovered today in this project.This trip along the southwest part of Sarrión will let you know the main defensive elements: watchtowers and checkpoints, trenches and machine guns positions. In all these cases, the recoveries of these spaces were carried out according to the original characteristics, and by means of archaeological excavation and manual restoration techniques. And, what is more, the route has both historical and environmental value given its beautiful natural surroundings.
Ayuntamiento de Sarrión
Plaza de España, 1 … 44460 Sarrión, Teruel (Spain) … Tlf.: (+34) 978 780 015